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. a memorial service being held for a man killed at a convenience store. >> a man pulled out of a
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drain. we have video of the rescue. >> and after the big black friday rush the shopping event taking place today that could give a big boost to local businesses. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday november 24th. >> good morning. hope you are enjoying your weekend. let's check in with rosemary and a quick look at the forecast. >> reporter: another nice day in the forecast for your holiday weekend starting out cool and calm and with that patchy fog in the valley. mild weather expected for the afternoon. not before long we will deal with wet weather. i will break this down for you. show you the afternoon highs and the current conditions coming up. >> we start with video we just got of the overnight rescue of a man stuck in a storm drain. rescue crews had to work for
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hours to dig him free and they finally pulled him out. this was about midnight. the first call came in after a man heard noises around 8 last night. officers went to the area and couldn't find the victim but later found him wedged in a metal pipe seven feet underground. >> he was upset and a bit -- dehydrated, hypothermia was setting in. the cold night. i'm not sure why he was in there. >> though he was trapped for hours the man had only minor injuries. i a campbell nati version killed in the south bay will be laid to rest today. matt keller joining us live with more on the service and the update on the investigation there to the case. >> reporter: yeah. i checked in with the san jose police department spokesperson for the update on this case. they are still search for a second suspect or at least
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that's what was happening all this week as they released a sketch on that expect now hee mailed me back and said per the homicide unit we aren't confirming or denying any new information. that came after i asked them if an arrest had been made. >> the man was shot and killed last week. one of the suspects a 26-year- old was in court wednesday. police say he and another man robbed four businesses, murdered a 22-year-old in a carjacking and participated in a shoot out with two officers one of the officers was hit and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. willbanks was arrested the next morning. officers released a sketch of the second suspect, a 20,000- dollar reward is being offered for his arrest. the funeral for the victim is being held this morning at 11. we will continue to talk to police and ask them about
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updates on that second suspect and bring you new information on mornings on 2. reporting live. matt keller. >> less than two hours ago a famed boxer died. his family took him off life support after three of hysons flew into see him. doctors ruled him brain dead after he was shot in the head on tuesday. a friend died in that shooting also. police are following leads but have not made arrests. >> happening how a hit and run shutting down three southbound lanes of highway 101. a car hit another vehicle just before five this morning. the accident caused one car to overturn. overturn. an lanes 2, 3 and 4 are still blocked. the driver abandoned his car and fled the scene. chp officers checked the home of the driver listed but nobody was there. loved ones of a family are
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holding vigil after family members crashed into a crashed chp car. the family was returning a black friday shopping trip in gilroy when their suv hit the highway patrol cruiser. a 24-year-old died at the scene. her four sisters and her parents were also hurt. her mother, and 20-year-old sibling were rushed to the hospital. >> just very shocking to me and then i got -- we got a lot of calls and then we told -- like other family or family members and i didn't know it would turn out like this. >> the investigators say they are looking at the possibility that the father may have fallen asleep at the wheel. the highway patrol officer who had stopped to help a stranded driver had minor injuries. >> we have videos of a car
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burned in oakland. if you can hear the horn was the only thing still working after the flames and smoke. it happened just after 11 last night in the area of 50th and international boulevard. the owner believes someone threw something in to the car to start the fire. investigators say the burn pattern suggests it was arson. there are no suspects at this time. >> this morning investigators will return to western massachusetts where a natural gas explosion wiped out a downtown strip club. a camera on top of a building captured the blast. witnesses described it as a mushroom cloud of an explosion, big and orange. 18 people were hurt . none of them were considered life threatening. >> it felt like it -- impact and it felt like the building was -- the roof was going to cave in on us and we shook.
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we just looked at each a. >> right here. i'm -- here and they were like dboom. >> utility work s say they tried to clear the area when people smelled the heavy gas odor. danceer at the club was on stage when she was told to evacuate. everybody did make it out of the building before it was destroyed. authorities are looking into an unusual assault in stockton on thanksgiving night. police are still looking for the suspect involved in the attack that landed one woman in the hospital coming up at 7:16 the round weapon they used and why the suspect may not even know that the damage it cause. ed. >> you can still cash inon 't deals today. today is small business saturday. it's all organized by american express american express.
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they said 100 million people took part in it last year. a group of shops in downtown celebrated black friday yesterday. they say they want wanted to create an alternative. it's based on the idea that small businesses create a community fabric. >> get out, find a coffee, find who your local businesses are, have a fun day. >> it started in oakland four years ago and the campaign has spread. >> if you plan to go to oakland today you can park for free. the city is offers free parking every saturday until new year's day. no charge to park at all city run meter spaces and four city owned garages you will get free parking for two hours. it's to get people to say in oakland. >> early numbers in and black
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friday appears to be turning in to black thursday. some stores here opened at eight thank giverring night. a new study shows 17% of the people who shopped were actually in those stores when the doors opened on thursday night. apparently that also helped sales. economists predict the sales will be up almost 4%. and if you missed black friday you still have cyber monday. according to a new survey 49% of workers plan to do a little shopping this year while they are at work. economists say many have become more lenient when it comes to using breaks and down time to shop. >> i'm not an online shopper. >> i am. it's 'yes. >> more than going in. >> i still like going in. >> i have a problem --. >> online. >> that is true. >> anywhere. i can --. >> if you decide not to shop today maybe you want to do something else. it's a good start. >> you are right. we have another nice day today for some of us the warmest day
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of the week. we are off to a chilly start this morning. we have mostly clear skies, calm conditions, the two combined again really help to cool us off in the over night. sun is up. wow, what a beautiful shot there. if you are getting outside early, maybe for a run or to walk the dog, just beware. it's a little cool in some spots. very calm out there. just a very light prize in san jose as well as santa rosa and that really helps, that cold air to settle at the bottom. with that we have patchy fog as well developing in the valley. 37 degrees in santa rose a. visibility from a quarter to a half mile from santa rosa down to nevado. dealing fog as well. 39 in napa. widespread low 40s to mid40s and low 50s reported san francisco. again this will be the chilly spot this morning waking up as we get through the next hour or two we will start to see the
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temperatures. the satellite radar, ridge of high pressure, that nice arch pushing the storm track to the north and that will be what we see for the next few days and then the rain will return. let me show you, want to pick it up wednesday. 4:00 a.m. we could wake up with rain and it could be a slick morning drive. by wednesday night it's pulling but. could be windy, could be wet, as we get into midweek wednesday and looks like a series of storms could impact us into next weekend. let's enjoy what we have today. we are dry, temperatures above average by a few degrees, it's feeling good in most cases, 67 for napa68nevado, 67 expected san rafael. 67 oakland. mid60's antioch. livermore, 69 san jose, check out santa cruz. 72 with mostly clear skies there. your extended forecast here. shows you just a mostly sunny,
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mild week. it's a great way if you are going to be outside. don't have to worry about umbrella, the rain. partly cloudy back to work on monday. tuesday increasing clouds, mperatures start to fall and by wednesday that chance for rain will swing in and looks like a fairly warm storm, snow elevations will remain high. we will continue to track it as we get closer. a chilly start but we will see a nice turn around through the morning hours, that timeline coming up. >> he was one of the most well known tv bad guys. the legend being remembered. >> and the close call for five boaters. >> and another issue to add to the growing list of concerns for sandy victims. what homeowners saying about the devastation. >> and a live look outside at the golden gate bridge on a saturday morning. we are watching in marin, southbound 101, a few lanes closed because of the accident
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earlier this morning. we will let you know how that's going as we move along.
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. good morning to you. wow, what a beautiful shot. mostly clear skies, around the bay area. little bit of patchy fog. another good-looking day in store. >> family, friends and fans, are mourning the death of a legendary tv actor. he is probably best remembered as jr in the long running show dallas. he starred in the classic i dream of jennie. he died in a dallas hospital yesterday of complications a battle with cancer. he was 81 years old. >> an alabama sheriff's department is dealing a tragic loss. officials say one of the deputies was killed and another
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critically injured during a shoot out in baldwin. the deputies were responding to a family dispute when a man in the home started shooting at them. a 47-year-old scott ward died on the scene. the suspect was also shot and killed. >> one of the fbi's ten most wanted fugitives is now in custody. he was arrested in mexico on thursday and faces charges of murder, kidnapping and rape. he is a accused of killing two rival gang members back in 1998, police say that he thought his girlfriend was going to tell police so he kidnapped, raped and killed her. police are looking for a man who stabbed at least one person in a bar night. it happened 2:00 a.m. thursday morning outside the green lantern bar. thea attacker stabbed a 31-year- old man in the shoulder. officers described the suspect as a heavy set white or latino male with a black beanie hat
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and dark clothing. he is believed to have escaped in a silver ford pickup truck. >> a stockton woman had to go to the hospital after someone threw a pumpkin at her while she was walking across the street. it was just after ten when a white sedan came down the street and threw a pumpkin at a 51-year-old woman on the sidewalk. the fairly large pumpkin hit her in the chest and she had to go to the hospital. >> you have to think of how fast the car was driving and the person that was throwing it out of the vehicle. it did strike her in the middle of the chest. >> detectives say that the crime is a felony, assault with a deadly weapon. the assault is still under investigation. >> new yorkers can look forward to one sign of being normal after sandy, add, even gas rationing will end this morning. it had been in place for the past two weeks because so many gas stations had no power or gas. now 85% of gas stations are
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operational again. officials in new jersey and long island have already ended the system. $29.4 billion, that's the estimated cost of the damage and losses to new jersey caused by sandy. the governor released that figure yesterday saying it was a pleiomery number. the state has not said how much financial relief it'll receive from the government. >> hurricane sandy victims can't seem to escape the devastation and now growing health concerns can be added to the mess left behind. exposure to toxins, mold and dust in someplaces sewage, all more worries for homeowners. teams have set up temporary locations to treat victims. complains of coughs and asthma have been reported. >> we have been treating 70 patients a day and since -- since we have started this base we have treated over a thousand. >> authorities stressed it's still not clear how many cases
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linked to people with chronic conditions or combined the fact that access to regular medication has been hard. declining weather temperatures are also causing health concerns. >> a disstress call from a sinking boat sent rescuers speeding off the waters of berkeley. it came in just after noon. the boat was taking in water about 300 yards north of the berkeley pier. someone on the boat used a phone to call the police. the cause of the leak appeared to be a broken seal on the drive shaft. >> there were eight people on board. they all had life vests on so they would have been safe enough in the cold water. it was also pretty calm conditions on the bay. >> five people left the boat with the rescue crews, three stayed on board while the boat was towed back to emoryville. a dog, a cat and a snake were also on board. >> the chp trying to find what caused a deadly crash in sonoma. it happened on todd road just
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south of santa rose a. the 33- year-old driver drifted off the road and hit a tree. a passenger in his car died later at the hospital. smith was also hurt in the collision. alcohol is not believed to have been a factor movement there have been 11 deaths compared to 13 over the last year. the highway patrol reported improving numbers. the latest from wednesday night to yesterday morning, 71 bay area drivers were arrested for dui, drunk driving is also down statewide. >> antioch is trying to find a way toen tice veteran police officers to transfer in from other agencies. on tuesday they will consider amending their contract to get a formula that could have some retiring earlier. right now they have 14 empty police officer positions to fill and it's having a hard
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time attracting enough. new jobs in tracy because of amazon. they have hopes after a planned big center was finalized by the mayor. the retailer finalized it to build the new center set to open by the next holiday season. mater said that the company is expected to hire 1,000 people and that the city will also receive sales tax revenue from goods ships from the center. they have announced a number of new centers in california after state lawmakers agreed to give them a one year reprieve from collecting sales tax if they agreed to build in the state. >> lots of people buying their christmas trees this weekend. what types are expected to be the most popular. >> and cigarette smokers being asked to recycle. what a company wants to do with them. >> and a weather will highlight your saturday afternoon. a look at your day planner
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. the number of no burn days in central california could be going up. air pollution officials proposing the increase. if adopted many counties would raise the average no burn days in the winter by about 30 days or more. the plan would not apply to homes or wood burning is the only source for heat. a company wants your secondhand cigarette buts. they are looking to get them off san francisco beaches and out of landfills by recycling them. they would turn them into pellets and make plastic shopping pallets. they are one of the most common littered terrible was 65% not going to the trash can. >> thin is in this year at least with trees.
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some say skinny trees just as fashionable as skinny jeans. sames club and home depot and others have them for sale. the market is anything but slender. last year united states consumers spent about $1.7 billion on all christmas trees. the first family is also getting ready for the christmas holiday. a tree was delivered to the white house by a horse drawn carriage yesterday. the first lady, her two daughters, and the family dog were on hand to check it out. she called the tree perfect. the 19-foot tall fir comes a farm in north carolina. >> i was thinking that next weekend may be the good time to get the tree but i think rosemary may have other ideas. i'm thinking maybe this weekend seems like a better plan. >> i think you are right.
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the weekend to be out received maybe you have family in town. couldn't be better. we are mostly sunny. temperatures above normal for the afternoon. this morning a different story. it's a chilly start. we have the inversion in place. that means the cold air is near the ground. warmer area above it. a look at even some 30s out there. upper 30s, low 40s in to the valley. by about ten we are looking good and feeling good. mostly sunny skies, 50s around the bay area from the coast, around the bay, inland valleys in to the mid50s. in to the afternoon widespread 60s and a handful of places looking and feeling like low 70's for the afternoon. morgan hill 70 degrees expected for you, 67 for haywood. if we bounce around the area, all of us feeling good. 67 san rafael. 69 santa rose a. the extend ited forecast here we touched on it, we have rain coming back
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to the area. it'll hold off until midweek wednesday but once it moves in a series of storms may follow and so again, yes, now is the time to be out and about. back to you. >> stanford cardinal team is taking on ucla. they are coming off the upset win over oregon. if stanford beats ucla they will host the bruins next saturday. if ucla wins oregon state would have to beat oregon in order for stanford to still go. today's game is right here on ktvu channel 2news at 3:00 month. >> thousands of workers demonstrated in front of wal- mart yesterday but did their efforts work? the impact it made on black friday sales. >> and the search is on for a man who opened fire inside a colorado target store during the black friday shopping rush. >> and a man stuck in a storm drain for hours over night. we have video of the moment when he was pulled out.
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. it's video you are only going to see on 2. the dramatic rescue a man stuck in a storm drain for hours. good morning, welcome back. >> it's only on 2, video showing up close the rescue of a man stuck in an east bay storm drain for hours.
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>> good. >> thank you. >> it was around midnight, emergency crews pulled out a 27- year-old man wedged inside a metal pipe seven feet below ground. a passerby heard sounds of him yelling for help near a best buy store on fitzgerald drive. it took more than three hours to get him out. he had scrapes to his shoulder, they still don't know why he was there. >> a memorial service will be held today for a campbell native gunned down in front of a 7-11 for in the south bay. matt keller is live in san jose with more on what's happening today and the update on this case. >> reporter: yeah. i asked the police department for the update on this case. they told me they are neither confirming nor denying any new information about a second suspect and if an arrest has been made. that person is wanted for several armed robberies and a
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homicide at a convenience store in san jose last week. now the first suspect, a 26- year-old was in court wednesday. he and another suspect robbed four businesses, murdered a 22- year-old in a carjacking attempt at a 7-11 and participated in a shoot out with two officers on november 16 president president one of them was -- one of them was hit and taken to the hospital. the suspect was arrested the next morning. officers released a sketch of the suspect. a 20,000-dollar reward is being offered for his arrest. the funneller funeral for the -- the funeral is being held in campbell this morning. a viewing is at ten and a memorial at 11. reporting live in san jose. matt keller. >> overnight firefighters responded to a one alarm house fire. it happened on the one hundred block of brown drive. fire crews reported flames and smoke from the house.
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they had it under control and nobody was hurt. >> in lake county police in clear lake want help finding two teen girls. the two were last seen at a taco bell on saturday. the one is 5'6'' with blond hair and blue eye, the others 5'7'', 135 pounds with blond hair and hazel eyes. they may be headed to the ukia area. >> the restaurant violence hit a restaurant in florida. two people were shot arguing over a parking space. they were arguing when a shopping cart hit a car and a man pulled out a gun and started shooting. the victims had nonlife threatening injuries. >> another black friday shooting in colorado. police searching for a man who opened fire at a target store. the shooting happened in aurora last night. a man in a black ski mask went
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to the target pharmacy and pulled out a gun firing one round into the ceiling before running away. witnesses say he is a six foot tall white man, about 180 pounds. nobody was hurt. >> tensions grew at one arizona wal-mart as hundreds of shoppers pushed and shoved to the deals. take a look at this scene in tucson. people are just doing anything they can to get their hands on some of the best electronic deals. analysts say black friday revenue adds up to close to 40% of many store is yearly sales. >> despite walk outs and protests by wal-mart employees the retail giant claimed it had it's best black friday ever. reporting a record ten million transactions from the time the door opened on black friday. >> protesters lined up marking
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just one of hundreds of protests at wal-mart stores nationwide. they urged customers to support employees. >> i want wal-mart to stop going against people who speak out and if we are working -- working conditions and treat us with respect. >> only a handful of them were actually wal-mart employees. politicians, community groups and unions beefed up the crowd and supported the protest. >> >> native americans chanted at a burial site that is now the bay street mall. every year they gather there. it was removed and the remains of the people were removed in the early 1900's. >> bay area authorities warn that the grinch likes black friday deals as an opportunity to steal. >> go up.
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folks going to find ways to get things and they will get them. >> reporter: officials say besides the professionals, more amateurs take the risk trying to get gifts, don't leave expensive items in your car and make sure somebody is home to collect packages. it's also a good idea not to broadcast travel plans online. >> police are searching for a driver in a fatal hit and run. police say the driver of a dark- colored sedan struck a homeless man and sped away. the man was then hit by another car. that driver stopped and is cooperating police. investigators have pinpointed the source of a fire at a townhouse complex. it started in the fireplace as the tenants were trying to keep warm investigators still don't know what caused the flames to
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spread so fast. the fire displaced 18 people and injured one where the who was hurt when part of the ceiling fell on him. he has a concussion and next injury. the fire say reminder to pay attention to lights, candles, stoves and fireplaces. >> a the sharks were slated to play against the ducks but the game was canceled because of the nhl lock out and now the league is canceled all games through december 14th as well as all the all-star game in january. more than a third of the regular season is gone with no nannygais betweens players and owners. >> it's time. it's time to play. we have dragged ourselves to minor league games and felt the same. our hearts are broke. we are die hard sharks fans. >> players union is considering decertifying. always the bulls there in san francisco if you need hockey.
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always fun to get out. >> absolutely. 7:37, the great weather we are expecting this and the change that's on the wait a minute. >> yes. for today another nice one if you like it dry. mostly sunny, that's what we will have for your day today. a like look from the roof camera this morning. there it is. it'll set a few minutes before five. mostly sunny, temperatures above normal for this time of year. upper 60's to lower 70's for the forecast. look at the satellite radar, mostly clear skies, storm tracker well to the north, ridge of high pressure in place, creating a bit of inversion. we have cold air going to the bottom of the valley floor. that's where we are finding our chilliest temperatures and it's calm for the most part. lack of wind prevents mixing of the area and we are dealing patchy fog for the valley
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locations, nevado, santa rosa, quarter mile to a mile visibility. you may have a little trouble with that early morning drive. if you are going to the central valley, there is a dense fog advisory. for most of us, dealing mostly sunny skies, a chilly start but outside of that a good-looking day underway. a dry forecast in store for your weekend. temperatures again on the mild side for this time of year. right now 37 degrees, santa rosa, 39napa. wow, just five degrees from freezing in santa rose a. it's cold. 48 oakland. check outs. 52 degrees for you. quite balmy already. 45 mountain view. if you are in the valley it's cold. if you are around the bay not to bad and we will be warming up in the next couple hours. 69 for santa rosa. 67 san rafael. mid60's for san francisco. mid to upper 60 60 he's around the east bay shower.
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70 morgan hill. have to point out santa cruz. mostly sunny and 72 at the boardwalk. there is your extended forecast, just a great weekend to be outside. maybe having fun. getting into monday. partly cloudy, temperatures will start to fall. the ridge of high pressure will start to break down and rain back in the forecast. wednesday will be the arrival of the first storm that. future cast model coming up. >> in alameda the cost of water could go up next year under a new proprosal. the water district wants to increase its charge by 17% adding $7.57 to a monthly bill. the hike would help fund projects to replace aging pipelines. >> more protests in egypt. what demonstrators demanding offer a controversial move by the egyptian president. >> and as we get closer to the fiscal cliff deadline what charities say could happen to them. >> and a live look outside, 880 in oakland.
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highway patrol responding to a crash near the 980. also a situation we have been following in marin, all lanes of 101 southbound back especially after a hit and run crash. orq
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. good morning to you. welcome back on this saturday morning. sun, just glistening off the water. clear, calm conditions, little bit of patchy fog this morning. >> federal investigators looking in to the cause of a plane crash that killed a pilot in the sierra foothills.
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that plane went down about -- just after noon, about four miles from the community. the pilot was the only person on board and his name hasn't been released. arson ruled out in a power plant fire. the fire at was put out yesterday earlier than first expected. it's less than firefighters first thought. the power plant supplies power to pumps used by major water delivery systems. >> forecasters predict more flooding throughout the united kingdom. places hardest hit include southwest england. one man if died when rushing waters trapped his car. several hundred have been flooded out of their homes. wind gusts approached 90 miles an hour. >> in the middle east there is growing opposition to egypt's new leader. crowds have protested calling for the president to rescind
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his decree for sweeping new powers. he said that the courts can't overrule his decisions but protesters who over threw the old government say the government hasn't changed. >> it's just a new era of dictatorship. this is not what the revolution was about. it was about stripping the president from all these unquestioned rights. >> the supporters say the moves temporary just until a new constitution is put in place. they call it a necessary move to defeat hold overs from the old government but opponents are calling him a dictator. >> the critics say they acknowledge he has been important in helping negotiate the cease fire between palestine and israel. the truce is still on this morning and there are no reports of any new violent attacks. tens of thousands returned to class this morning after eight days of fighting. a un spokesman said they spent
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their first day back talking about their fears and experiences before the cease fire. the body of a former palestine leader will be exhumid on tuesday. they will study the remains as part of an ongoing investigation into his death. he died in november of 2004 after suddenly falling ill. supporters have long said that israel successfully carried out a scheme to poison him. israel has denied the allegations. he will be exhumed and buried again with military honors. >> iran accusing the united states of trying to stir up trouble. in letters to the un they claim american ships carrying out illegal acts in the gulf. they also claim that the outs has ignored radio warnings and flown into iran air space. so far the white house has commented. >> a penny more for a mile.
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that's what you will get under the new standard mile rate when is you file your taxes, the irs has announced that starting next year people who use their vehicle for business, medical, or moving purposes can add in another cent per mile when they look at their tax deduction meaning they can qualify for 56.5 centss a mile for business. back in the united states california could be in a big financial hole if democrats and republicans can't strike a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. the news reports the first projected budget surplus in a decade could turn into an 11 billion-dollar deficit. economists economists predict it would throw the economy into chaos triggering another recession. . many to 90% of california residents would see taxes go up. >> the cliff could also endanger the future of
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charities. nonprofit organizations are telling washington they can't survive if their funding is slashed. congress is considering a proposal that would cut from 35 to 28% the amount wealthy americans could write off in donations. >> a 1% decline in giving to american higher education would result in a loss of $300 million a year to colleges and universities. >> they have launched a new lobby including a website asking charities to contact their members of congress. >> the turkeys that didn't go to the thanksgiving table will be dished up because of the south of market store. more than 200 of their unsold fresh turkeys were frozen and donated to saint anthony's. they provide food for homeless, seniors and the working poor. they said that the need for food is still greater than ever, not just on the holidays. >> we can use this throughout
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november, december, january, people love the meat, it's the most expensive thing on the tray. >> having a hard month, it helps out with me not -- you know -- not having to cook for -- if i don't have enough food helps me. >> and the need for donations never ends. they are already looking for christmas donations. the yearly toy drive in san francisco is now under basement the fire department sponsors is. they said it's easy to donate. >> still always been the best deal in the square. there is plenty of parking. come by, get a drink, get a sandwhich. drop off a toy. >> they hope this year's donations will top the ten thousand toys collected last year. >> here we kicked off the yearly campaign to provide much needed warmth during the cold weather months with the one
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warm coat drive. the coats get rolling in. at four locations across the bay area girl scouts and brownies counted them. they will be given out. >> this can help like give -- coats, to people who need it, so, nobody in the community feels how cold and left out. >> volunteers collected nearly 5,000. the drive will continue through christmas wherever you see barrels like that. >> the season lit up the night sky. thousands were out to watch the city's christmas tree lighting ceremony. santa was also there arriving in his traditional sleigh. and hundreds of people gathered in san francisco's union square for the 23rd yearly tree
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lighting ceremony. it was lit at 6:45 last night if. macy's donated the 83-foot tall tree which is decorated with 33,000 energy efficient lights. >> your time 7:50 and a new record for a popular photograph sharing app. how fast people were posting. >> and a chin if ese item about to be banned. the fight to keep shark fin soup on the menu. >> another nice day in store for your afternoon. this morning it's a little frigid. what is happening outside and what you can expect for today coming up.
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. elizabeth smart is writing a book about her kidnapping rescue. hats age 14 she was kidnapped out of her house by a homeless street preacher, sexually abused and found nine months later on the street. her co writer said she isn't
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shy away from the story. she is now 25, married and a senior in college. we have a recall alert to tell you about involving a generic form of lipitor. a voluntary recall after some batches were found to have pieces of glass. it includes 90 and 500 pill bottles. the company is already operating under increased investigation from the fda because of manufacturing troubles in recent years. >> california will ban shark fin soup in january. asian business leaders hope to overturn it. they charge more than $25 a bowl for shark fin soup. they claim the measure is misguided. >> current law lets you have other parts of the shark and that's the problem. that's whereas you heard there is a sense of injustice, a
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sense of discrimination. >> often it's a pain by fishermen who pull the sharks up, actually cut the fins off and then throw them back in to the water to slowly die. >> animal shelters across the nation offering a special deal this holiday weekend as part of the black fur adoption event. today and tomorrow the bay area's foundation will be offering two for one kitten deals. people who adopt an animal can reduce fees or spin the wheel for free . san francisco's fairmont hotel reveals it's gingerbread house. it's 22 feet high and 23 feet wide. it includes thousands of home baked bricks and about 2,000
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pounds of royal icing and candy. it'll be on display in the fairmont lobby through january 1st. >> san francisco photograph sharing service instagram set a new record. company said users shared photographs at a rate of 226 per second on thursday. more than ten million photographs were all posted, that's the busiest day ever for them and i think i saw a lot of people posting pictures of food. >> turkeys, stuffing. >> yes. >> and of course the pies. can't forget the pie. >> no. >> i know rosemary had pie this is thanksgiving. >> yes. i still have more to eat. we have nice weather in store for the afternoon. maybe you are going to pick a place outside to eat. you are in good shape. take a look at the numbers, 67 san rafael. upper 60's to near 70 san jose.
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lot of holiday festivals, the winter wonderful land in san rafael. it's a nice day to be outside. if you have family in town it's a great weekend to show them around. we will get back to business. as we get into wednesday, we start to see the changes, we are looking good. we are dry between now and then but we start wednesday morning. a second one to follow on thursday and the models want to bring us more rain in time for the weekend. let's enjoy this weekend. mostly sunny, mild weather. partly cloudy, turning mostly cloudy by tuesday. temperatures will fall and there is that opportunity for some rain coming on wednesday. it's a chilly start. a look at the current temperatures coming up. >> reporter: explosion takes out a massachusetts strip club. how utility workers helped save the people inside. >> and beefing up the police force. what type of officer one bay area is look for.
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their name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small.
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. a man is pulled from a storm drain after spending hours trapped inside and we have video. >> black friday is over and the early shopping numbers are
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in. how sales are looking compared to last year. >> and more deals can be had today. the reward for shopper that take part. >> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning. welcome to mornings on two. it's saturday november 24th. >> good morning. let's get right over to rosemary. a quick look at the weekend forecast. good morning. >> yes. good morning. enjoyable weather to highlight your weekend. we are cool and calm this morning with that. little bit of patchy fog in the valley. afternoon high, several degrees above the seasonal normal and we will get back to the wet weather. we have a nice weekend in store. ly show you what i mean coming up. >> only on two w have video of the overnight rescue of a man stuck in a storm drain. >>
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>> you can hear him thanking rescuers as he was pulled out. they spent hours trying to dig him out of that pipe. a passerby had heard him screaming for help near the best buy store. >> he was agitated and a bit altered i imagine, dehydrated, hypothermia was setting in. >> he was trapped for hours but he only had minor scrapes. >> this morning police are continuing to investigate a deadly crime preen last week. the suspect and another man are accused of robbing four businesses including a pizza restaurant. they are suspected of killing a man during a carjacking and engaging in a gun battle with officers. while one was arrested and
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charged earlier this week police are still searching for alleged second subpoenaed. services for the 22-year-old victim are set for 1 1:00 this morning. >> loved ones of a family are holding vigil after family members crashed into a parked chp car. the family was returning a black friday shopping trip in gilroy when they hit the cruiser on highway 101. a 24-year-old died at the scene. her four sisters and her parents were also hurt. her mother and 20-year-old sibling were rushed to the hospital. >> very shocking to me. we got a lot of calls and then we told -- other family, or family members, and i didn't
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know it would turn out like this. they are looking in to the possibility that the father fell asleep at the wheel. the officer had been stopped on the side of the road to help a stranded driver. the chp is trying to figure out what caused a deadly crash in sonoma. that happened around 4:30. the 33-year-old driver neil smith drifted off the road and hit a tree. a passenger in his car later died at the hospital. smith was also hurt. alcohol isn't believed to have been a factor. >> new this morning, famed boxer has died. just about two and a half hours ago his family took him off life support after three sons flew from the united states to pueort rico to see him.
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he was ruled brain dead after being shot in the head. a friend also died in the shooting. police say they are following several leads but have so far made no arrests. >> a chp said it's maximum enforcement campaign appears to be working. midway through the weekend the highway patrol said numbers are improving. the latest are from wednesday night to yesterday morning, 71 bay area driver was arrested for dui but that's down from 73 from last year. drunk driving arrests are down statewide and there have been 11 deaths compared to 13 last year. >> around 4:00, police say more than 20 shots were fired several locations near 73rd avenue. a window at the station was hit by gun fire. nobody was hurt and police couldn't find anybody that had been hurt by gun fire.
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>> some stores here opened at 8:00 thank giving night. a new study shows about 17% of people who were shopping on black friday went in to the store when is they opened on thursday. that apparently helped overall sales as well. economists predict sales will be up almost 4% this year. and if you missed black friday don't worry you still have is cyber monday. according to a new survey, 49% of workers plan to do a little holiday shopping this year while they are at work. economists say many have become more lenient when it comes to works using breaks or down time to do online holiday shopping. >> another chance to cash in ton a deal if you don't participate. today is small business saturday. it's organized by american express and customers who register can get a 25-dollar rebate when they spend at least $25 or more at participating retailers. american express is 100 million
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people nationwide took part in small business saturday last year. a group of shops downtown celebrated plaid friday. they wanted to eat an alternative to black friday. it's based on the idea that small businesses are connected and create a community fabric. >> get out and grab a coffee, find what's going on in the neighborhood. have a fun day. >> it started in oakland four years ago. if you plan to go to oakland today you can park there for free. the city is offering free parking every saturday until new year day. there will be no charge to park at all city run meter spaces. driver also get free parking for two hours, the goal is to get people to stay and explore.
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>> good morning. live look from the bay point area this morning. we have partly cloudy skies, just a little bit of fog developing in the low lying areas. we will have patchy fog through the morning hours, santa rosa through nevado. down to about a quarter mile in someplaces. it's a chilly start out there. cold and crisp. take a look. a very light breeze in and around napa, oakland. fairfield reporting fog with calm conditions, and our temperatures really sinking. when we do not have that air, or wind to steer us around a little bit. that cold air sinks into the valley location, 39 -- upper who's, low 50s around the bay. again its along the valley floor. we are dealing patchy fog and it's dense in some cases. a peek at the ridge of high
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pressure in place. we know what we get when we see the storm pushed well to the north of us. we get mostly sunny skies and the numbers will be above average for today. from three to five degrees, normally in the low 60's. widespread mid to upper 60's for the afternoon. even a few low 70's for saturday. mostly sunny, well above normal. light wins in the forecast, forecasted highs low 60's around the coast and bay. low 70's for some inland areas, 68 for nevado, 66 berkeley, 67 oakland. mid60's in san francisco. head to the inlet east bay, 69 pleasanton. 69 san jose. again have to highlight santa cruz. the extended forecast, upper 60s will stay in the forecast for sunday though today looks to be the warmer day for us. we get back to work on monday. temperatures start to fall partly cloudy in the forecast,
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tuesday still dry but the increase in clouds will start to thicken up and by wednesday the chance for rain moves in. this is the first in a series of systems, looks like from the model that the snow levels will stay high at least for the first storm but we will track that. see how low they will go. temperatures in the low 60's for the afternoon. mid40s in the forecast for -- through the morning hours. have a look at lunchtime numbers coming up. >> this morning investigators will return to the site in western massachusetts where a natural gas explosion wiped out a downtown strip club. a camera on top of a nearby building capture that blast. witnesses described it as a mushroom cloud of an explosion big and orange. 18 people were hurt including nine firefighters, two police officers and four gas workers, fortunately none of the injuries are considered life threatening. >> it felt like -- we can impact and it felt like the building was -- the roof was going to cave in on us. we shook. we just looked at each other
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like this can't be happening. >> i was right here. just -- and they were like -- boom. >> utility workers say they tried to clear the area when people smelled the odor. everybody made it out. >> stockton police investigating quite an unusual assault. a holiday item use in a drive by attack. >> and online retailer expands in california. the hundreds of jobs that will be filled. >> first a live look outside. traffic on interstate 880 in oakland. looks clear but if you head closer to downtown chp works to clear a multicar crash. >> and moving down to the south bay there is a live look at traffic moving along interstate 280 in san jose. sun is out. it'll be a beautiful day. your time now is 8:10.
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. good morning to you. live look at the blue skies over san francisco this morning. it's a cold, crisp start out there. nice and quiet for your afternoon. >> one of the fbi's 10 most wanted fugitive social security security -- fugitives is now in custody. he faces charges of murder, kidnapping rape. he is a accused of killing two rival gang members in 1998. police say he thought his
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girlfriend was going to turn him in so he killed her. a sheriff's department is mourning the loss of two deputies, one was killed and another injured during a shoot outs in baldwin. we this he were responding to -- they were responding to a family dispute when the man started shooting at them. scott ward died on the scene. the suspect was also killed. >> new yorkers can look forward to one sign of being normal after sandy. add, even gas rationing will end this morning. it had been in place for the past two weeks because so many gas stations had no power or gas. officials say now 85% of gas stations operating again so they have ended that system. 29.4 billion, that's the estimated cost of the damage and losses to new jersey caused by sandy. the governor released that
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figure yesterday saying it was a pleiomery number. the state hasn't said how much relief it'll receive from the government. >> some hurricane sandy victims can't seam to escape the devastation and now growing health concerns can be added to the mess left behind. exposure to toxins, mold and dust, someplaces sewage is another worry. medical help teams have set upstairs locations to treat victims from the storm. complaints of coughs, and asthma have been reported in the last couple weeks. >> we have been treating 70 patients a day and since -- since we have started this base we have treated over a thousand. >> authorities stress it's not clear how many cases are linked to people with chronic conditions combined the fact that access to regular medication has been hard. declining temperatures are also causing concerns. >> more than 2,000 were treated for smoke inhalation
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after a fire at a new york city sky scraper damaged by sandy. it's remained without power since the storm and worker was trying to turn it on yesterday when the fire started. >> when they started one of the feeder cable that come in basically there was a small fire in the concourse level which is one level from where we are right now. >> none of the injuries were serious but four had to go to the hospital. >> family, friends and fans are mourning the death of a legendary actor. he is probably best remembers as jr on dallas. he starred in the classic i dream of j ennie. he died in a hospital from complications a battle with cancer. >> a woman had to go to the hospital after someone threw a pumpkin at her as she walked across the street. it was just after ten when the white sedan came down the street and police say that
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someone inside the car hurled a pumpkin at her. . >> you have to factor in how fast the car was driving and also the person that was throwing the pumpkin out of the vehicle. it did strike her in the middle of the chest. >> the crime is a felony. assault with a deadly weapon. >> one person was stabbed in a bar fight. it happened outside the green lantern bar. police say that the attacker stabbed a 31-year-old man right in the shoulder. officers described him with a knife as a heavy set, white or latino male. . >> the city is trying to come up with a way to get officers to transfer in from other
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agencies. they will try to come up with a formula to have some officers retiring earlier. the city has 14 empty positions right now. it's having a hard time attracting candidates. >> a company wants your secondhand cigarette butts. the butts are one of the most common littered material with 65% not make it into the trash be can. the number of no burn days could go up. air pollution officials are proposing to increase the number of days people can burp in fireplaces, wood burning heater outdoor device, if adopted most days would go up by about 30 days or more. the plan wouldn't apply to homes where wood burning is the
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onlyo source for heat. >> alameda could pay more for water next year. the water direct wants to increase its service charge by 17% that would add $7.47 to a monthly bill for residential customers. it would help fund projects to help replace aging pipelines. >> new jobs coming to the city of tracy and it's courtesy of amazon. they finalized aphelian to build a new center set to open by next holiday season. the mayor of tracy said the company expects to hire one thousand people and that the city will receive sales tax revenue. they have announced a number of new centers in california, after state lawmakers agreed to give them a one year reprieve from collecting sale tax. >> your time is 8:19 and a strange sight on the streets of
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southern california. check it out. that -- that man is a camel that had to be stopped after escaping a circus. >> mild, dry weather will continue for the holiday. i will have the afternoon highs expected for your area coming up. ♪
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the boat was taking in water about 300 yards north of the pier. someone on the boat was able to call the police. the cause of the leak appeared to be a broken seal on the drive shaft. >> there were eight people on board. they all had live vests on so they would have been safe enough in the water. it's also pretty calm conditions. >> five people left the boat with rescue crews, three stayed on board. in addition to the people a dog, cat and snake whether also on board. >> it wasn't quite a household pet but a camel that ran loose in the streets of southern california. >> it was craziness on the street. i heard kids yelling. >> people were surprised. not every day a see a camel running through. >> that is true. handlers for the camel chased after her in the city of glendale. she was eventually caught. i guess its part of the circus.
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she was lured back to the big top by a carrot. >> thin is in this year, at least when it comes to trees. skinny trees just as fashionable as skinny jeans. . sam's club and home depot have them for sale. the market is anything but slender. people spend a lot on their guys. last year people spent about $1.7 billion on them. the first family is also guessing ready for the holiday. the tree was brought to the white house by horse drawn carriage and the first lady and her daughters and the family dog were on hand to check it out. she said the tree is perfect. the tree comes from north carolina. >> i'm excited to get my tree. maybe not 19 feet. i don't think i can get that
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in. maybe more of a six footer. >> skinny one. >> no. we are going fat. >> fat is in. >> fat is tradition. great day to go get one. >> need a big tree for all the presents. >> yeah. >> it's a great day to be out buying your tree or maybe even going out to help cut it down. we have dry conditions in the forecast. next weekend could be a different story. outside partly cloudy, mostly sunny. we are dealing fog in the usual spots, over parts of the forth bay and we have some of that central valley fog coming our way. antioch, fairfield and -- we are looking halt mostly clear skies. your forecast through the morning it'll be a cool one but by about ten or so we are looking and feeling good. widespread upper 30s to 40s around the bay area. san francisco checking in righta about 52 but you are one of the only spots.
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right about ten or so we are all in the 50s at least most of us and then by noontime 50s to mid60's in the forecast. afternoon highs 67 for oakland. today -- 65 san francisco, 69 san jose, 69 to the north in santa rose a. looking at the extended forecast and we have dry weather for the weekend. get out and enjoy that. by monday though partly cloudy, overnight lows will inch up. the cloud cover and -- kind of traps that heat and brings us some insulation. we have the warmer nights but by wednesday rain in the forecast, i'm going to show you the latest future cast model on that rain coming up. >> the cardinal football team down south taking on ucla. they are coming off the upset win. they beat ucla the cardinal will host the bruins next saturday. if ucla wins oregon state would have to beat oregon in order for stanford to go to the
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championship. the game is right here on ktvu channel 2. golden state warriors are back home hosting the minnesota wolfs. they are coming off a loss. last night currie was held to just six points in the win. the warriors now seven and six on the season. >> 8:26 and a car goes up in oakland. why that fire was intentionally set investigators think. >> breaking news in san jose. another person has been arrested for a series of armed robberies. a homicide and a shoot out with police. as mornings on 2 continues. [ crickets chirping ]
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. breaking news in a week long homicide investigation in the south bay. new information about a second suspect arrested in a deadly carjacking and police shoot out. good morning. well cub back. >> minutes ago officers confirmed a second person is in custody. matt keller is live with what we know about the arrest. >> reporter: the manhunt is over. i just got word at the san jose police department. that officers art arrested a second suspect in concord and he is a juvenile. the first suspect. a 26-year-old was in court wednesday, police say he and the juvenile just arrested robbed four businesses, shot and killed a 22-year-old in a car jack agriculture carjacking attempt and participated in a shoot out. one of the officers was hit and taken to the hospital. the suspect was arrested the next morning after standoff in an east san jose neighborhood.
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officer released a sketch but sources said an arrest has been made and he is a juvenile. a memorial for the victim is being held this morning in campbell. we will continue to follow the latest on the story and bring you any new information on the arrest as the details are available. >> we are also just learning that san jose police arrested 42 people at an overnight party. officers responded to reports of shots fired on pratt avenue at ten last night but when they arrived at the home the party goers started throwing things at them. one suspect tried to drag one of the officers to the back of the house but he was able to escape. 60 extra officers and some sheriff deputies were called for back up, eventually the people inside the house came outside and gave up. we have some video of a car
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set on fire in oakland president the horn the only thing still working. it happened just after 11:00 in the area of 50th avenue and international boulevard. the owner believes someone threw something in to the car to start that fire. fire investigators say the burn pattern suggestion it was a case of arson. there are no suspects at this time. firefighter. forts responded to a one alarm fire. they reported flames and smoke from the residence. they had it under control by around 11:00 p.m. there. were no injuries. >> investigators have pinpointed the source of a thanksgiving night fire at a townhouse complex. they say that fire started in the fireplace as tenants were trying to keep warm. however they still don't know what caused those blames to spread so fast. that fire displaced 18 people and injured one firefighter who got hurt when part of the
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ceiling fell on him. he was a concussion and is neck injury. firefighters say the fire is a reminder, to take extra attention to lights, and stoves this holiday season. >> black friday turns violent in colorado. police are searching for a man who opened fire at a target store. the shooting happened in aurora. police say a man in a black ski mask went to the pharmacy and pulled out a gun firing one round into the ceiling and then ran away. witnesses say he is 6 feet tall white man weighing 180 pounds, nobody was injured in that incident. >> another shopping rush shooting, this time at a wal- mart in florida. police report two people were shot during an argument over a parking space in tallahassee. two couples were arcing when a shopping cart hit a car. car. the victim had nonlife threatening injuries. police are looking for the
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suspects. >> tensions grew at a wal-mart as hundreds pushed and shoved their way to the most coveted deal. take a look at scene. friday morning at a store in tucson. people doing anything they can to get some of the best deals. analysts say holiday shopping adds up to 40% of any store's yearly sales. >> despite walk outs and protests by wal-mart employees the retail giant claims it had it's best black friday ever. reporting record 10 million transactions the time doors opened on thursday night. >> protesters lined up outside in san leandro, marking one of hundreds of protests at wal- mart stores nationwide. they urged people to support employees asking for better wages. >> i want wal-mart to stop retall ating against people who speak out and working conditions and treat us with
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respect. >> only a hand full of them were wal-mart employees. politicians, community groups beefed up the crowd and supported the first nationwide protest against wal-mart. >> . >> native americans chanted at an ancient burial site. every year they gather where many member members of the tribe were buried centuries ago. a mound that once stood three stories high were moved and the remains were moved in the early 1900's. many by researchers. >> bay area authorities warn that while many are searching for deals others are using the opportunity to steal. >> best go up. folks going to find ways to get things and they will get them by any means necessary. >> besides that, more amateur thieves are taking the risk trying to get gifts for their
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families. a few tips, don't leave expensive items in your car. it's also not a good idea to broadcast plans on facebook. >> they are searching for the driver involved in a hit and run and they need your help. it happened wednesday morning. police say the driver of a dark- colored sedan struck a homeless man. the man was lying in the road when he was hit by another car. the driver of the second car stopped is cooperating with police. >> police in clear lake are asking for the public's help to find two teen girls. they were last seen at a taco bell on saturday. elwood is five foot 6, 145 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes, beck is a 5'7'', 135- pound was blond hair and hazer eyes. the girls may be heading to the
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ukia area. >> the sharks were slated to play against the ducks tonight but game and all others were cancelinged because of the lock out. the now the league has canceled all games through the 14th. more than a third of the regular season is gone with no new negotiations. >> it's time, it's time to play. we dragged ourselves to minor league games, it's not the same. we are die hard sharks fans. come playboys. >> union is considering decertifying and filing a suit against the league. >> here, we kicked off the yearly campaign to provide much needed warmth during the cold weather with our one warm coat drive. the coats kept rolling in and piling up yesterday at four locations across the bay area and girl scouts were there to take, count and organize the coats of all sizes, all of them will be distributed by .
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>> this can help like -- to people who need it. so, nobody in the community is gold and left out. >> well said. >> volunteers collected nearly 5,000 coats, they will continue through christmas. you can drop them off anywhere you see a barrel. >> your week is shaping up to be a nice one, a live look over san francisco, plenty of blue sky, many cases dealing patchy fog along the valley floor, from a nevado, santa rose a reporting visibility down and looking at patchy fog. fairfield too. giving you a look at the temperatures, calm conditions, mostly clear and that's really allowed some of the areas to cool off in the overnight hours.
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chilly weather has settled into santa rosa, 39 degrees outside the door, 44 in napa, 45 concord. mid to upper 40s around the bay. that be lees to be the warm spot on this map. a little chilly out there. we will begin to feel the warmth. we have been creeping in the last hour or so. by ten we will feel good in to the 50s. the forecast here notice ridge of high pressure in place. again we have mostly clear skies, patchy fog and inversion in place meaning cool, warmer air above that cold air that's locked in. bringing us the patchy fog and the chilly conditions, the low visible again to quarter mile. afternoon highs above normal. we have a dry forecast. mild conditions, under mostly sunny skies and we will hold on to the trend at least through about tuesday, wednesday, the big transition comes. we wake up with wet weather. it'll be the first storm that looks like maybe a series of
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systems coming our way. wednesday afternoon we dry out. here comes the next round of rain. get out, enjoy the dry weather, if you like the rain it's coming back. we have a few days of sunny, mild conditions, 66 berkeley, 67 san ralph allege. mid60's fors. 67 in haywood, down in to the south bay san jose, 69 for you, 69 loss gatos. 70 degrees, morgan hill, gilroy, 71, for the afternoon, under mostly clear skies, the extended forecast slightly cooler, partly cloudy on monday, temperatures will start to fall. as we cloud up in the overnight, temperatures will slowly climb. low 40s in the forecast. there is your chance for rain arriving on wednesday. back to you. >> tickets for the 2013 world champion giant season are now on sale.
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people lined up to get them, orange and black friday seals, tickets for certain games went on sale at ten. five dollar tickets for exhibition games. >> we are six weeks from the fiscal cliff deadline. if there is no deal in this political deal. >> and a live look outside. traffic rolling into the mcarthur maze, all of them come together around there. no big incidents to report right now. we he have a few crashes in marin. another one near the 880, 980 interchange. 8:41.
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. good morning. live look there at blue skies over oakland. calm conditions, 46 degrees outside. >> people in gaza say israel is letting up it's border restrictions as part of a cease fire but it hasn't all been smooth. >> reporter: the cease fire
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faced it's first major test. several hundred palestine ans approached a border . after shouting warnings to the crowd israeli troops opened fire killing one, wounding more than a dozen. israel and hamas accuse each other of violating the agreement but so far both side's have shown restraint. the top hamas leader appeared in public and even he avoided the norm allan gauge that goes with most incidents. >> our information is it's not israeli aggression. some people tried to go make something. >> reporter: neither side it appears wants to return to the violence of the past two weeks. still with trust at a minimum, hamas started work on a series of tunnels which they used to
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move weapons and rockets. giving credence to those who say it's just a temporary stop. they will host representatives from both israel and hamas in the coming days. a top priority will be to sort automatic the language including the restrictions around gaza . >> and there is another issue weighing on the minds of palestine this weekend. the body of their former read leader will be exhumed on tuesday. they will study it as part of an ongoing investigation. he died in november of 2004 after suddenly falling ill. supporters have said that israel poisoned him. israel has denied the allegations. >> in egypt growing opposition to that country's new leader.
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crowds have protested at the square calling for the president to rescind his decree for sweeping new powers. he said for the sake of the new government they can't overrule the decision. protester who over throw the old regim if e, worry the new government hasn't changed. >> this is a new era, in egypt, this is not what the revolution was about. it was about sweeping the president from all the unquestioned rights. >> supporters say the moves are temporary, just until a new constitution is put in just a few months. they call it a necessary move to defeat hold overs from the old government but opponents are calling him a dictator. >> iran is a caution the united states of trying to stir up trouble. in letters to the un secretary general and the security council they claim american ships carrying out ill illegal
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acts. they claim the united states has ignored radio warnings and flown over iran's air space. the white house hasn't commented about it. >> back in the united states california could be in a big financial hole if democrats and republicans can't strike a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. the news reports the state's first projected surplus in a decade could turn into an 11 billion-dollar deficit. they predict instability would throw the state's economy into chaos triggering another recession. if there is no deal up to 90% of people could see their taxes go up. the cliff could also endanger the danger charities. they say they can't survive if their funding is slashed. congress is considering a proposal take would caught the amount wealthy americans could
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write off in donations. >> a 1% decline in giving to american higher education would result in a loss of $300 million a year could colleges and universities. >> nonprofits have launched a new lobbying effort including a website asking charities to contact their members of congress. >> federal investigators are looking in to the cause of a plane crash that killed a pilot. the plane went down yesterday afternoon about four miles the community san andreas. the pilot was the only person on board. arson has been ruled out in a power plant fire in orrville. the fire was put out yesterday earlier than first expected. the damage is also less than first thought. the plant supplies power to pumps used by major water delivery systems that it didn't affect power or water supplies.
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>> shark fin soup will be banned in january but business leaders and politicians will hope to overturn before it takes effect. restaurants charged more than $25 a bowl for shark fin soup. they claim the measure is misguided. >> the current law allows you to have other parts of the shark and that's where the problem comes in. that's where there is a sense of injustice, a sense of discrimination. >> often it's a pain by fishermen who pull the sharks up on to the deck. cut the fins off, and throw them back in to the water to slowly die. >> animal rights activists say it's inhumane and threatens various species important to the balance of the eco system. >> the turkeys that didn't make it to the table will be dished up soon enough because of the south of market store -- more than 200 of the unsold turkeys were frozen and then
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donate yesterday. it provides food for homeless seniors and the working poor. they said the need for food is still greater than ever not just on the holidays. >> we can use this throughout november, december, january, people love the meat, it's the most expensive thing on the tray. >> having a hard month, it helps out. may not -- you know -- not having to cook or -- if i don't have enough food, it helps me get through the month. >> and the need for a donations never ends, they are looking for christmas donations. >> the yearly toy drive -- is now underway. the fire department sponsors the toys for tots drive and the bar manager said it's very easy to donate. >> we are still always been the best deal. there is plenty of parking in the garages, come by, get a drink or sandwhich. >> they hope it'll top the ten
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thousand toys collected last year. >> there are more than just people in need. there are also pets, arf launched it's 4th yearly food drive. they are accepting unopened food. you can donate it at office in walnut creek or participating stores. everything collected goes to low income pet owners. >> the food is to keep together the guardians of the cats and dogs, so that they can stay together with their pets and so those pets don't end up in the shelter. >> last year arf collected 12,000 pounds of food helping families take care of their pets. >> the season lit up the night scheme thousands were out in the plaza to watch the city's ceremony. there it goes. santa also in attendance arriving in his traditional sleigh. >> 3, 2, 1,. >> and hundreds of people
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gathered in san francisco's union square for the 23rd yearly tree lighting ceremony. it was lit at 6:45, macy's donated tree which is decorated with 33,000 energy efficient lights. pretty great. >> a big day for san francisco mobile photograph sharing service, how many pictures were shared on instagram setting a new record. >> dry and mild weather. we will stay around for the weekend. what you can expect for the afternoon and when the wet weather will return. hey, look! a shooting star!
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. we're following breaking news for you. the chp has just confirmed that a second person has died after the crash on highway 101 in palo alto. they were returning a black friday shopping trip in gilroy when their suv slammed into a highway patrol cruiser. the 24-year-old died at the scene and we just learned that one sister has also died. four others were hurt. >> we have a recall alert to tell you about involving a generic form of lipitor. the company has announced they are recalling bottles after batches were found to have pieces of glass. it includes 90 and 500 pill bottles. the company is operating under
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increased investigation from the fda because of the manufacturing troubles in recent years. >> we have been talking ability what a nice day it is. if you like it dry but rosemary watching for us, some changes, on the horizon. lots cupping our way. >> if you like the rain that's coming, if you like the dry mild weather it's here for the weekendw. have mostly dry, sunny skies, not a lot of surprise out there. we are dealing with patchy fog. you with see from the forecast the fog from the central valley has come into areas of fairfield, all the way west to concord. livermore, partly cloudy, next hour or two it'll burn ouch and we will have mostly sunny skies for the rest of the day. 53 degrees in san francisco, santa rosa, napa have taken a jump in the last hour or so. a big improvement there.
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mostly sunny, mild conditions for your afternoon. 67 san rafael. 68 mountain view. 69 san jose, 70 morgan hill. there is your extended forecast. dry conditions through sunday. partly cloudy conditions, increases -- monday, tuesday, we are dry. overnight lows not as cold with the clouds returning. then for wednesday, the first storm in a series of systems will start to move in. the latest on that future cast rain model coming up. >> san francisco photograph sharing service set a new record on thanksgiving. the company said users shared photographs at a rate of 226 per second on thursday. more than 10 million photographs were posted, that's the busiest for them. >> why passengers giving virgin american some of the
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best rankings in the face. >> and is he starting or out? more on the status of alex smith's injury and what the coach is saying this morning. [wwjsñ
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. another officer was injured and is being treated for his injuries. it took 60 officers and deputies to get the people detained. . only on 2, exclusive video of the overnight rescue of a man stuck in a panol storm drain. >> thank you! [ applause ] >> as you heard, as the
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27-year-old man was pulled out, he thanked the rescuers who spent hours trying to get him out of that corrugated metal pipe that was buried seven feet below the ground. they finally pulled him out around midnight. a passer-by had heard the victim screaming for help near a best buy store on fitzgerald drive. >> he was agitated and a bit altered, dehydrated, hypothermia setting in. it's a cold night. i'm not sure why he was in there. >> although he was trapped for hours, the man suffered only minor scrapes to his shoulder. well, happening right now, you still can cash in on a deal today if you didn't feel like braving the black friday crowds. today is designated as small business saturday. it's all organized by american express and customers who register for the program can get a $25 rebate when they spend at least $25 or more at participating retailers.
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american express says 100 million people nationwide took part in small business saturday last year. now that black friday is over, many people are looking ahead to cyber monday. coming up at 9:15, we'll let you know just how many people are planning to shop online this year and why you might want to watch where you do it. if you're planning to shop in oakland, you can park for free today. the city is offering free parking every saturday until new year's day. there will be no charge to park at all city-run meter spaces and four city-owned garages, drivers will get parking for two hours. the goal is to get people to stay in oakland and explore the many shopping options. the city of antioch is trying to come up with a way to entice veteran officers to transfer in from other agencies. the city council will consider tuesday amending its contract with the state retirement system that could have some officers retiring earlier. right now, the city has 14 vacant police officer positions to fill and it's having a hard time attracting enough
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candidates. the window of an east oakland fire station was damaged in what investigators believe was a running gun battle yesterday afternoon. police say more than 20 shots were fired in several locations near 73rd avenue and foot hill. a window at fire station 23 was hit by the gunfire. no firefighters were hurt. police say they couldn't find anyone in the area that had been hit by gunfire and no arrests have been made. in alameda county, the cost of water could go up next year and you new proposal. the alameda county water district wants to increase its bimonthly service charge by 17%, adding $7.47 to a monthly bill for residential customers. the hike would help fund projects to retrofit critical water mains and replace aging pipelines. well, the san jose sharks were scheduled to play against the anaheim ducks at hp pavillion tonight, but the game and all previous games were canceled because of the nhl lockout. now the league canceled all games through december 14th, as well as the all-star game in
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january. more than a third of the regular season is gone, with no new negotiations scheduled between players and owners. >> it's time, it's time to play. we've dragged ourselves to minor league games. it's not the same. our hearts are broke at home. we're die-hard sharks fans. come back home, guys. >> the players union is filing an antitrust suit against the league. . a nice late november day in store for you, giving you a live look here at the oakland estuary. calm conditions out there. mostly clear skies. the two combined really helped us to cool off in the overnight hours. and this morning, we're waking up with chilly conditions in some areas, but the sun's been up for a couple of hours. now we are beginning to see temperatures turn around. storm tracker 2 showing winds generally light. we do have a breeze at sfo. for most of us, it's very calm. no wind means no mixing of the air. that also aids in the cooldown in the overnight hours. we have the clear skies.
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any warmth at the surface rises and, again, we've got chilly conditions. now, again, 55 in oakland. 53 in san francisco. sitting pretty good right now. over the north bay, we had pretty cold numbers earlier. 48 santa rosa, 48 in movado. we had sunk into the 30s in the overnight hours and woke up fairly cold this morning. satellite and radar here, mostly clear skies. ridge of high pressure holding that storm track well to the north and you can see it as i back it up a bit, this is going to stay in place. the ridge of high pressure will weaken by tomorrow. seeing a bit of a cooldown, but remaining dry for the first half of the week before the storm out of the pacific finally moves in. looks like about wednesday morning, so it could be breezy and wet in time for your morning drive. take a look at the time stamp, says 6:00 a.m. and light rain falling over the bay area. it's going to pull out, but by thursday, a second system wants to pull in and looks like we may have more wet weather coming in for next weekend. for today and for your weekend,
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unseasonably mild weather in the forecast, dry conditions. 67 for san rafael this afternoon. widespread 60s along the east bayshore line. 65 in san francisco. if you'll be outdoors doing some shopping, going to be a great day, maybe going for a hike, nice. 69 pleasanton, 69 san jose. winds generally light for the entire day. santa cruz, the boardwalk, may need the sun block! mostly sunny and 72 for the afternoon. your extended forecast here shows you, again, a slight cooldown as we get into your sunday. mostly sunny skies, just minor changes in the forecast for the second half of your weekend. partly cloudy skies, temperatures continue to fall in the afternoon, monday, tuesday, wednesday, here comes the chance for rain. the clouds also help us in the overnight hours, bring us a little bit of insulation, acting like a cover. low to mid-40s in the forecast as we start the mornings monday, tuesday and into wednesday. if you'll be out and about playing today, i will line up your lunchtime numbers for you, coming up. a big name company is moving
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in just outside the bay area. we'll let you know just how many jobs that company's bringing in and why it's going to be a big boost for the next year's holiday season. plus, devastation on the east coast continues. how people are moving forward following superstorm sandy. >> and a live look outside, the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza, pretty quiet right now at 9:10. folks heading to union square, get going! who knows how packed that stockton street garage is on this first saturday of the holiday shopping season. 9:10 and you're watching mornings on 2.
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into their work, their name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small.
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. now this morning, famed boxer hector macho camacho has died. he was taken off life support after three of his sons flew to the u.s. from puerto rico to see their father one more time. he was ruled brain dead after being shot in the head while sitting in a car on tuesday. a friend also died in the shooting. police are following several leads, but have so far made no arrests. family, friends and fans are remembering legendary tv actor
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larry hagman this morning, best known for his role as jr ewing in the long-running tv show "dallas." he also starred in the hit tv classic "i dream of jeannie." he died in a dallas hospital yesterday from a recent battle from complications from cancer. he was 81 years old. alameda sheriff's office is mourning the loss of one of their honey this morning. one of their deputies was killed and shoot critically injured in a shootout yesterday in baldwin county. they were responding to a family dispute when a man in the home started shooting at them. 47-year-old deputy scott ward died on the scene. the suspect was also shot and killed. one of the fbi's 10 most wanted fugitives is now in custody. 37-year-old joe luis simms was arrested in mexico on thursday and faces charges of murder, kidnapping and rape. the refuted gang member is accused of killing two rival gang members in 1998. police say he thought his girlfriend was going to tell police, so he kidnapped, raped
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and killed her. investigators believe he killed another man back in 2008. national representatives at the up and coming u.n. climate talks could take on activist roles in the wake of a year with extreme weather. talks resume monday, with a two-week conference in qatar. many scientists say the weather the u.s. experienced, the monster storm and scorching heat waves will occur more often on a warming planet. new yorkers can look forward to one sign of normalcy after superstorm sandy. odd/even gas rationing will end on sunday, after so many gas stations had no power or gas. city officials say 85% of the gas stations are operational again. officials in new jersey and long island had already ended the odd/even system. the estimated cost of the damage and losses to new jersey caused by sandy is $29.4 billion. governor chris christie released that figure yesterday, saying it was a preliminary number.
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the state has not said how much financial relief it will receive from the federal government. hurricane sandy victims can't seem to escape the devastation and now growing health concerns can be added to the mess left behind. exposure to toxins, mold and dust, and in some places sewage, all adding to the list of worries for homeowners. federal disaster medical assistance teams have set up temporary locations to treat victims from the storm. there have been complaints of cough, bronchitis and asthma all reported in the last couple of weeks. >> we've been treating 70 to 80 patients a day. a day. since we've started this base, we treated over a thousand patients. >> authorities stress it's still unclear how many of those cases are linked to people with chronic conditions that are just getting worse. access to regular medication has also been hard and the steadily declining weather temperatures are also causing health concerns. well, new jobs are coming to the city of tracy and it's courtesy of amazon. the online retailer finalized a plan with the city to build a new distribution center set to
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open by the next holiday season. the mayor of tracy says the company is expected to hire 1000 people and that the city will also receive sales tax revenue from goods shipped from the center. amazon has announced a number of new distribution centers in california, after state lawmakers agreed to give the company one year reprieve from collecting sales tax, if the company agreed to build in the state. early numbers are in and black friday appears to be turning into black thursday. some stores right here in the bay area opened at 8:00 thanksgiving night. a new study shows about 17% of people who shopped this black friday were actually in the stores when doors opened thursday night. that also apparently helped overall sales. economists predict black friday sales will be up almost 4% this year. and if you missed black friday, you still have cyber monday. according to a new survey by career builder, 49% of workers plan to do their holiday shopping this year, while they are at work. economists say many employers have become more lenient when it comes to workers using their
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breaks and downtime doing holiday shopping. many people are also turning to their smartphones this holiday season. a new study shows nearly half of all users tried shopping apps this year. many people downloaded the black friday app to help find stores with the biggest discounts. a san francisco-based virgin american airlines received its highest health ranking when it comes to healthy foods served in-flight. virgin america is stepping up the competition, by posting calorie information on the flight menu. the airline received 4.5 stars out of five in a recent survey. the national park service and muni are teaming up to provide bus service for park visitors and employees from the montgomery bart station in san francisco, with limited stops in the city. it is also going to expand service to include saturdays and sundays. route 76 x will now be called
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the 76 x marijn headlands express, all part of a 24-month pilot project. it's the golden ticket that many people are hoping to get this holiday season. >> good luck! >> thanks! >> how much money is at stake in a lottery drawing that has people buying dozens of tickets? >> enjoyable weather in the forecast for your holiday weekend. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your area, coming up.
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. well, the number of no burn days could be going up. a vote is under way to increase the number of days for no burn days. if adopted, many counties would raise their average no burn days in the winter by about 30 days or more. now, the plan would not apply to homes where wood burning is used as the only source for heat. it is the fourth largest powerball jackpot in the game's
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history. and optimistic people across the country are quick to take their chances. the winnings are up to a whopping $325 million and the life of one lucky ticket holder could change tonight when numbers are announced. ticket sales were strong, even on thanksgiving and black friday. the lucrative jackpot is just too enticing to pass up. one powerball player has big plans if he wins. >> i'm going to donate all the money right away, because i got places i'm going to donate it to. i'm going to keep a million dollars, throw it in the back and live off the interest. the rest, i'm going to give away. >> there you go. if the winner opts to take the cash option, he or she will take home more than $200 million. 9:22. a san francisco company wants your second-hand cigarette butts. the company, terra cycle, is looking to get those butts off san francisco beaches and land fills by recycling them. the butts would be turned into pellets, used to make plastic shopping pallets.
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cigarette butts are one of the most common littered material with 65% never making it into a trash can. maybe if you want to go to ocean beach, baker beach, today's the day, tomorrow's the day, because rain is coming next week? >> walkers already out on the beach this morning. we were off to a chilly start, but numbers are beginning to turn around. low to mid-50s reported out at ocean beach at this hour. as we move through the 10:00 hour, we'll begin to feel even better. take a look at that. blues and greens. 50s to near 60 degrees by 10:00. nice little rapid warmup between now and then. lunch hour, low to mid-60s around the bay and inland. then for the afternoon, these numbers, several degrees above the seasonal norm. 67 in concord. 69 san jose. morgan hill, 70 for you. heading to the north, 67 in san rafael. if you're going to the winter wonderland, maybe the little ones want to play in the snow. 69 santa rosa, and again right along the beach, low to mid-60s. santa cruz, 72 for the afternoon is the call for you.
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there's the extended forecast. mostly sunny skies for the second half of the weekend. we will begin to cool off a bit. minor changes in store for tomorrow. bigger changes coming monday and tuesday, but remaining dry until we get to about wednesday. that chance for rain will arrive, and again, could be breezy, could be wet. and this is the first in at least the first two systems, perhaps even three. big changes coming. enjoy the dry weather, because it will turn wet once again. meanwhile, overnight lows will begin to feel a little better with the cloudy conditions, overnight lows actually climbing back into the low to mid-40s for the first half of your business week. back to you. well, thin is in this year when it comes to your christmas tree. some retailers say skinny trees are just as fashionable as skinny jeans. the trees can boast as small as an 18-inch diameter, but they run as tall as 12 feet. sam's club and home depot, among others, have the slim trees for sale. and the market is anything but slender. last year, u.s. consumers spent
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a whopping $1.7 billion on all christmas trees. well, the first family also getting ready for the christmas holiday. their christmas tree was delivered to the white house by horse drawn carriage yesterday. and first lady michelle obama, there she is with her two daughters, maliyah, sasha, and the family dog, bo, all on hand to check it out. mrs. obama called the tree perfect. it is a 19-foot tall frasier fir from a tree firm in north carolina. the san francisco fire department sponsors a toys for tots drive at lefty's, and the bar manager says it's easy to donate. >> there's plenty of parking in union square garages. come by, get a drink and a sandwich, drop off a toy. >> lefty's is hoping that this year's donations will top the 10,000 toys collected just last year. well, it's a kidnapping and rescue that struck the hearts of many people nationwide. and now, elizabeth smart is getting ready to share her
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story. >> we can impact and it felt like the building, the roof was going cave in on us. >> plus, a major explosion in massachusetts. what happened just moments before a strip club went up in flames. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today.
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on any new volkswagen. some people put everything intotheir name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small.
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. new and major developments qoafer night surrounding a violent string of crimes in san jose. good morning and welcome to mornings on 2.
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it is saturday, november 24th. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm mike mibach. police arrest add second person in connection to last week's deadly crime spree in the south bay. police say the second suspect is a juvenile and he was captured last night in concord. he and the other suspect, jonathan wilbanks are accused of pulling off several armed robberies, also suspected of killing a man during a car jacking and firing shots at san jose police officers. this development may be of comfort for the family of the car jacking victim, rory park pedford. coming up, a live report on the latest arrest and the memorial for the victim. that is scheduled in campbell for later this morning. police in san jose are asking for the public's help, as they search for the driver involved in a fatal hit and run accident. it happened wednesday morning around 6:15 near allen rock and jackson avenues. police say the driver of a dark-colored sedan struck a homeless man, then sped away. the man was left lying in the road and was then hit by another car. police say the driver of that
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second car immediately stopped and is cooperating with police. in overnight news, video you aren't going to see anywhere else of a car deliberately torched in oakland. [ horn honking ] >> you can hear the horn which wouldn't stop blaring as the flames and the smoke engulfed what was a toyota camry. it all happened just after 11:00 last night in the area of 50th avenue and international boulevard. the owner believes someone threw something into the car to start that fire and fire investigators say the burn pattern suggests this was a case of arson. there are no suspects at this time. in san jose, investigators pinpointed the source of a thanksgiving night fire at a complex of town houses. the fire started in a fireplace as the tenants were trying to keep warm. however, investigators still don't know what caused the flames to spread so fast. that fire displaced 18 people and injured one firefighter who was hurt when part of the ceiling fell on top of him. he does have a concussion and neck injury. firefighters say that fire is a
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reminder to all of us to pay extra attention to lights, candles, stoves and fireplaces during the holiday season. a distress call from a sinking boat sent rescuers speeding to the waters off the berkeley shore. the call came in just after noon yesterday. that boat was taking in water about 300 yards north of the berkeley pier. someone on that boat used a cell phone to call 911. the cause of the leak appeared to be a broken seal on the drive shaft. >> there were eight people on board. they all had personal flotation devices on, so they would have been safe enough in the cold water. it's also pretty calm conditions out here on the bay today, too. >> five people left the boat with rescue crews. three remained on board while the boat was towed to emeryville. in addition to the people, a dog, a cat, and a snake were also found on the boat. despite walkouts and protests by wal-mart employees, the retail giant claims it had its best black friday ever, reporting a record 10 million transactions from the time doors
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opened for black friday. ♪ >> protesters lined up outside this wal-mart in san leandro, making it one of hundreds of protests at wal-mart stores nationwide. the lively group encouraged customers to support employees, who are asking for better wages and working conditions. >> i want wal-mart to stop retaliating to employees who speak out and treat us with dignity and respect. >> only a handful of protesters were wal-mart employees. politicians, community groups and unions beefed up the crowd and supported the first nationwide protest against wal-mart. well, tensions grew at one arizona wal-mart, as hundreds of shoppers pushed and shoved their way to the most coveted deals. take a look at this scene. this was friday morning at a store in tucson. as you can see, people were pretty much doing anything they could to get their hands on some of the best electronics deals. retail analysts say black friday revenue adds up to close to 40%
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of many stores' annual sales. the black friday shopping rush turned violent at a wal-mart in florida. police say two people were shot during an argument over a parking spot in tallahassee. witnesses say two couples were arguing when a shopping cart hit a car. that's when a man pulled out a gun and started shooting. the victim sustained nonlife threatening injuries. police are looking for the gunman. another black friday shooting this, one in colorado. police are searching for a man who opened fire inside a target store in aurora last night. police say a man wearing a black ski mask went to the target pharmacy and pulled out a gun, firing one rant into the ceiling, then running away. witnesses say he is 6 feet tall, white male, weighing about 180 pounds with spiked hair and geat tee. no one was injured. a stockton woman had to be hospitalized on thanksgiving after someone threw a pumpkin at her while she was walking across the street. a white sedan came speeding down
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the street and someone inside of that car hurled a pumpkin that hit the 51-year-old woman who was just standing on the sidewalk. the fairly large pumpkin did hit her in the chest and she had to be taken to the hospital. >> you got to factor in how fast the car was driving and also the person throwing the pumpkin out of the vehicle. it did strike her right in the middle of the chest. >> detectives say the crime is a felony, considered assault with a deadly weapon. it's all still under investigation. this morning, investigators are returning to the site in western massachusetts where a natural gas explosion wiped out a downtown strip club. a camera on top of a nearby building captured the blast right there. witnesses described it as a mushroom cloud of an explosion, big and orange. 18 people were hurt, including nine firefighters, two police officers, and four gas workers. unfortunately, none of the injuries were considered life-threatening. >> it felt like it was an impact and it felt like the building
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was -- the roof was going to cave in on us and we shook. we just looked at each other, like this cannot be happening. >> i was right here, just smoking a cigarette. and they went, like, boom! >> utility workers say they tried to clear the area when people smelled a heavy gas odor. a dancer at the strip club was on stage when she was told to evacuate. everyone did make it out of the building before it was destroyed. federal investigators are looking into the cause of a plane crash that killed a pilot in the sierra foothills. the small plane went down at mory rasmussen field area. the pilot was the only person on board and his name hasn't been released. arson has been ruled out in a power plant fire in orrville. the fire was put out yesterday at the plant earlier than expected. the damage is also less than firefighters originally thought. that power plant supplies electricity to pumps used by
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major water delivery systems. elizabeth smart is writing a memoir about her kidnapping and rescue. back at age 14, she was snatched right out of her house by a homeless street preacher, sexually abused and nine months later found on a salt lake city street. her coauthor says smart is not shying away from the story. elizabeth smart, now 25 and married, also a senior at brigham young university. . good morning to you. happy saturday. giving you a live look here at the rolling hills in lafayette, upper 40s to low 50s outside your door, mostly sunny skies, dry and mild weather in the forecast for your saturday, as well as your sunday. it's going to be a good looking weekend. ridge of high pressure in place and will remain there for the next few days. it will begin to weaken as early as tonight, but we'll hold off on any rain for the next few days. a look at the pacific satellite view, easy to see the ridge for yourself, the cloud formation shows you storm track well to the north of us. it will begin to break down.
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it's going to bring us rain in time for wednesday. in fact, that's where i'll pick it up. notice the time stamp here. 4:00 a.m. on wednesday, this system could bring us windy conditions and wet conditions for the wednesday morning drive. as we get through wednesday afternoon, we'll be drying out. a second storm will follow on its heels looks like by thursday afternoon, into the evening hours. for your weekend, we're dry, unseasonably mild, temperatures warmer than where they should be this time of year. right now, still a little chilly. santa rosa, 48 for you. 51 in napa. 50s around the bay. upper 40s in oakland. mid-50s in hayward. 55 in san francisco. very light offshore breeze in some cases. for today, 66 in berkeley for the afternoon. 67 in san rafael. lot of snow there for the kids maybe wanting to do some sleighing. winter wonderland continues for another day in san rafael. 69 for santa rosa. san francisco headed to union square, maybe to check out the big holiday tree there or do
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some shopping, 65 in the afternoon. 67 in oakland. 67 in concord. pleasanton, a pleasant day. upper 60s for you. 69 in pleasanton, as well as livermore. san jose, 69 expected. 70 degrees, morgan hill. 72, got to highlight santa cruz, one of the warmer spots for the afternoon, under mostly sunny conditions. in freement, 68 for the afternoon, cool start this morning for the half marathon runners there. upper 60s for palo alto. a slight cooldown for the second half of your weekend in the forecast. still all in all, a good-looking saturday and sunday. partly cloudy as we get back to work and back to business on monday. increasing clouds on tuesday. chance for rain comes in on wednesday. back to the desk. well, stanford cardinal football team is in southern california to take on ucla today. go bruins! the cainal will host the bruins next saturday in the
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pac-12 championship. but if ucla wins, oregon state would have to beat oregon in order for stanford to still go to the championship. today's game is on ktvu channel 2 at 3:30. golden state warriors are back home tonight, hosting the timberwolves, coming off a loss to the denver nuggets last night. stephan curry held to 6 points in the nuggets' win. still no word this morning on who will start in tomorrow's niner game against new orleans saints. as of yesterday, coach harbaugh had not announced a decision on whether or not quarterback alex smith would be cleared or if colin kaepernick would have the start. harbaugh discussed smith's outlook and says there is a possibility he could be cleared sometime today. well, some tickets for the 2013 world champion san francisco giants season are now on sale. dozens of people lined up at at&t park yesterday to get their hands on some orange and black friday deals. tickets for certain games were on sale at 10:00 a.m. some deals included tickets for
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$8 and $5 tickets for exhibition games. your time now, 9:40. if you're planning to shop today, there's a big event similar to black friday. how you can help local businesses and get big discounts, right here in the bay area. . >> reporter: a manhunt for a second suspect wanted for several armed robberies. a homicide and a shootout with police has come to an end. we'll have the latest developments in this case. >> and a live look outside right now at the east shore freeway in berkeley. interstate 80 looking pretty smooth on this saturday morning, although traffic there is picking up. 9:40. you're watching mornings on 2. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent.
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. outside our doors, temperatures ranging from the mid-40s to mid-50s at 9:43. here's a recap of top stories we are following for you this morning. black friday may be over, but today's still small business saturday. the event is organized by american express and customers who register for the program can get a $25 rebate when they spend at least $25 or more at participating retailers. a second sister has died from her injuries sustained in a crash on highway 101 in palo alto. the 20-year-old had been on life support in critical condition. her 24-year-old sister died at the scene. the two, along with their parents and two other sisters were returning from a black friday shopping trip when they slammed into a parked chp car. a second suspect is now in custody in connection to a violent crime spree in the south bay. it began with an armed robbery and included a homicide, as well as a gun battle with police. ktvu's matt keller is live for
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us at san jose police headquarters with the developing news. >> reporter: sources at the san jose police department told me this morning that a second suspect has been arrested. they told me he is a juvenile and was caught in concord. now, the first suspect, 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks, was in court wednesday. police say he and the juvenile just arrested, robbed four businesses, shot and killed 22-year-old rory park pedford at a car jacking attempt at a seven eleven and participated in a shootout on november 16th. one of the officers in the shootout was hit and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. wilbanks was arrested the next morning after standoff in an east san jose neighborhood. police released a sketch of the second suspect on monday and offered a $20,000 reward. again, sources told me this morning he was arrested in concord and is a juvenile. memorial service for the homicide victim, rory park pedford is being held this morning in campbell. the viewing is going to be held at 10:00 a.m. followed by the memorial service at 11:00. reporting live in san jose, matt
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keller, ktvu channel 2news. the chp is trying to figure out what caused a deadly crash in sonoma county. it happened around 4:30 yesterday afternoon on todd road, south of santa rosa. the 33-year-old driver, emil smith, drifted off the road and slammed into a tree. a passenger in his car died later at the hospital. smith was also injured in the collision. alcohol is not believed to have been a factor. a chp says its maximum enforcement campaign this holiday season appears to be working. the highway patrol reports improving numbers midway through the weekend. the latest numbers are from wednesday night to yesterday morning. 71 bay area residents were arrested. . in lake county, police in clear lake are asking for the public's help to find two teenage girls. 15-year-olds lacy el wood and sarah beck last seen at a taco bell on saturday. el wood is described as 5' 6,
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145 pounds, blonde hair, blue eyes. beck is described as 5' 7, 135 pounds with blonde hair and hazel eyes. police say the girls may be headed to the yucaya area. tensions may be easing in the middle east. israel has loosened travel restrictions along the gaza border and so far, there are no reports of any new violent attacks. tens of thousands of school children returned to class this morning, after eight days of fighting along the border. a u.n. spokesman says students spent their first day back in school talking about their fears and experiences before the cease-fire. in egypt, there is growing opposition to that country's new democratically elected leader. crowds protested at cairo's square, calling for president mohammed morsi. he says the courts cannot overrule his decisions, but protesters who helped overthrow the old regime led by mubarak warn egypt's new government hasn't chaingsd.
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>> this is a new era of dictatorship in egypt. this is not what the revolution was about. the revolution was about stripping the president from all of these unquestioned rights. >> morsi supporters say the move is temporary until a new constitution is implemented in a few months. they call it a necessary move to defeat holdovers from the mubarak regime. but opponents are now calling him a dictator. iran is accusing the u.s. of trying to stir up trouble in the persian gulf. in letters to the u.n. secretary general and the security council, tehran claims american ships are carrying out, quote, illegal and provocative acts in the gulf and the sea of oman, ignoring radio warnings and flown into iran air space. so far, the white house has not commented about these allegations. if congress and president obama do not avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, california's slowly recovering economy could slow even more. state analysts say california's first projected budget surpluses in a decade could quickly turn
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into an $11 billion deficit unless a deal is struck. california would experience tax rate hikes and massive spending cuts. the fiscal cliff could also endanger the future of charities. nonprofit organizations are telling washington they can't survive if their funding is slashed or if they made changes that would limit the incentives of making a donation. congress is considering a proposal that would cut from 35 to 28% the amount wealthy americans could write off in charitable donations. >> a 1% decline in giving to american higher education would result in a loss of $300 million a year to colleges and universities. >> nonprofits have launched a new lobbying effort, including a website asking charities to contact their members of congress. a penny more a mile. that is what you will get under the new standard mileage rates when you file your taxes. the irs announced that starting next year, people who use their
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vehicle for business, medical or moving purposes can add in another cent per mile when they calculate tax deductions. that means taxpayers can qualify for 56.5 centss per mile for business and 24-cents per mile for moving costs. bay area authorities warn the grinch also likes the black friday crowds. it is an opportunity for them to steal. >> thefts go up. folks are going to find ways to get things and they will get them by any means necessary. >> officials say more amateur thieves take the risk trying to get gifts for their family. here are a few tips. don't leave your expensive items in your car. make sure someone's home to collect packages that are being delivered. and it's also not a good idea to broadcast your travel plans on facebook or twitter. san francisco photo sharing service instagram set a new record on thanksgiving. users shared photos at a rate of 226 per second on thursday. more than 10 million photos in
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all were posted. that is the busiest day ever for instagram. here at ktvu channel 2, we did kickoff the annual campaign to provide some much-needed warmth during these cold weather months during the warm coat drive. the coats piled up yesterday at four locations across the bay area. the girl scouts and brownies were there to accept, count and organize coats of all sizes, all of which are going to be distributed by st. anthony foundation, st. vincent depaul and city team international. >> this can help by giving coats to people who need it, so no one in our community feels cold and left out. >> volunteers collected nearly 5000 coats. the collection drive is going to continue through christmas and you can drop your coats off wherever you see barrels like that one. san francisco's fairmont hotel unveils its annual ginger bread house this morning. this year's creation is 22 feet high and 23 feet wide.
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it includes thousands of home-baked ginger bread bricks and 2000 pounds of royal icing and candy. the house will be on display in the fairmont lobby through january 1st. always an impressive sight to see, if you can sneak in there. >> absolutely. well, it is beginning to look a lot like christmas. >> 3, 2, 1! [ cheers & applause ] >> what a pretty sight. we are going to show you some of the tree lighting ceremonies here in the bay area and we'll tell you about a special event today to help our four-legged friends. >> a nice weather day is under way for your saturday. i'll have a look at what you can expect, coming up.
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into their work, their name on the door, and their heart into their community.
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small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small. . forecasters predict more flooding across southwest england. rushing waters trapped one man's car underneath a bridge. several hundred people have also been flooded out of their homes. wind gusts also approached 90 miles an hour.
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. we have a recall alert to tell you about this morning involving a generic form of the cholesterol lowering drug lipitor. the company is recalling -- some batches were found to include glass, including 90 and 500-pill bottles. the company is operating under increased scrutiny by the fda because of manufacturing troubles in recent years. california is set to ban the chinese delicacy shark fin soup in january, but asian business leaders and politicians hope to overturn the measure before it takes effect. chinese restaurants in san francisco charge more than $25 a bowl for shark fin soup. they claim the measure is misguided. >> the current law allows you to have other parts of the shark and that's where the problem comes in. that's where, as you heard, there's a sense of injustice, sense of discrimination. >> often times, it's obtained by a fisherman who pull the sharks up on the deck of the ship, actually cut the fins off the animals, then throw them back
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into the water to slowly die. >> other animal rights advocates say shark finning is inhumane and threatens various species vital to the balance of the eco systems. the christmas holiday season lit up the night sky in san jose. thousands of people were out in cesar chavez plaza to watch the christmas tree lighting ceremony. santa claus arrived in his traditional sleigh. >> 3, 2, 1! [ cheers & applause ] >> and that is the gorgeous sight in san francisco's union square, where hundreds gathered for the 23rd annual tree lighting ceremony. the tree was lit at 6:45 last night. macy's donated the 83-foot tall reusable tree, which is decorated with 33,000 energy efficient lights. animal shelters across the nation are offering a special deal this holiday weekend. it's all part of the black fur adoption event. today and tomorrow, the bay
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areas animal recent few foundation will be average two for one kitten deals. people can spin a wheel for free or reduced adoption fees. pleasanton's animal shelter offered a similar deal yesterday. 9:56, let's get back over to rosemary who has a beautiful day shaping us for us. >> good morning to you. following a chilly start to the morning, we are beginning to thaw out. temperatures at 10:00, low 50s to near 60 degrees. by lunchtime, low 60s at the coast. widespread mid-60s around the bay. upper 60s in some spots. mostly sunny skies this afternoon and temperatures a couple of degrees above average for this time of year, typically about 65 degrees. 67 in oakland, 67 san rafael, 69 for santa rosa. south bay, a beautiful day. upper 60s. high pressure locked in place for the weekend, continuing our dry, mild weather.
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a little haze out there, but air quality remains good to moderate and we will continue to see nice weather as we get back to work on monday. notice just a slight dip in temperatures for the second half of the weekend. more so monday and tuesday. we do remain dry, partly cloudy skies. now, in the overnight hours, cloudy conditions will actually help us out. temperatures will warm back into the low 40s for the overnight hours and then by wednesday, chance for rain comes back and looks like a pretty big transition once again second half of the week, pretty soggy, breezy at times. we'll start with high elevation snow, but eventually hope to see that drop because we do like a good snow pack and the skiers like their snow. >> of course. >> thanks, rosemary. that is our report for this morning. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2news. >> be sure to join ktvu for our next newscast following a full day of college football, including stanford-ucla. big game. thanks for watching, everyone. have a great saturday.
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